Shoshone County, Idaho 

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Climate in Shoshone County, Idaho

Shoshone County, Idaho gets 35 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Shoshone County averages 80 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 170 sunny days per year in Shoshone County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Shoshone County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 153 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 23
Rain: averages 35 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 80 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Shoshone County is 6.2 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Idaho.

6.2 / 10
July, August and September are the most pleasant months in Shoshone County, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Shoshone, IdahoUnited States
  35.4 in.38.1 in.
  79.8 in.27.8 in.
  152.7 days106.2 days
  170 days205 days
  81.0°85.8°
  22.6°21.7°
  6.27
  3.24.3
  4242 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


August is the hottest month for Shoshone County with an average high temperature of 81.1°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Idaho. In Shoshone County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Shoshone County are July, August and June.


December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Shoshone County with an average of 21.5°. This is warmer than most places in Idaho.


In Shoshone County, there are 12.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Idaho.


In Shoshone County, there are 152.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Idaho.


In Shoshone County, there are 3.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Idaho.


November is the wettest month in Shoshone County with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 1.1 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 32% of yearly precipitation and 14% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 35.4 inches in Shoshone County means that it is one of the wettest places in Idaho.


November is the rainiest month in Shoshone County with 18.2 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 6.0 rainy days. There are 152.7 rainy days annually in Shoshone County, which is one of the rainiest places in Idaho. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 16% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 79.8 inches in Shoshone County means that it is snowier than most places in Idaho. December is the snowiest month in Shoshone County with 23.4 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Mullan, Id. - 9/4/2017
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